Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we took a look at a new version of the IcedID Trojan, described web skimmers up to no good, and took a deep dive into containerization. We also explored a report bringing bad news for organizations and insider threats, and threw a spotlight on a video game phish attack.
Other cybersecurity news
- Delivery firm runs into trouble: A security researcher was able to pull up random delivery information from an Android app. (Source: The Register)
- Christmas fraud worry: Despite an abundance of online advice for steering clear of scams, consumers are still worried they’ll be caught out by scammers over the festive season. (Source: Help Net Security)
- Fixing leaky buckets: AWS security released a new way to lock down S3 buckets. (Source: AWS)
- Drama alert: Ransomware takes center stage, causing headaches for theater goers. (Source: Bleeping Computer)
- Jewelry heist: Hackers compromised multiple bank accounts belonging to a prominent jewelry company. (Source: Times of India)
- E-banking phishes and Germany: Research shows the number of officially reported cases over a decade has hit nearly 40,000. (Source: The Paypers)
- Facebook budget action: Cookie-swiping malware wants all of your numbers. (Source: Naked Security)
- Hackers target plus-sized women with diet pill scams: This is a shocking use of stolen data to target people in specific (and awful) ways. (Source: Kim Komando)
- New ransomware expands targets: Lock down NAS/backup storage otherwise you may run into some trouble. (Source: ZDnet)
- Last call for passengers: A rundown of why you may wish to destroy your boarding cards instead of keeping them for posterity. (Source: HuffPost)
Stay safe, everyone!
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